Archive for April, 2015

Road Check Inspections

Friday, April 17th, 2015

Road Check InspectionThis year, the annual road check inspection will be conducted by both the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as well as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance. The inspection is slotted to take place from June 2nd until June 4th. Within those 3 days, around 10,000 motor vehicle officials will be conducting over 70,000 inspections at 1,500 different stations within North America.


Safe Driving Practices to Adopt

Friday, April 10th, 2015

Safe Driving Most pedestrian drivers think nothing of driving a large truck. Unless you have ever been behind the wheel of one of those trucks, it’s hard to comprehend how difficult the job can be. Truck driving requires safe driving practices to keep the roadways safe. To understand the dangers of truck driving, consider this:

  • In 2012, 300,000 accidents across the nation involved large trucks
  • In 2014, Time magazine named truck driving one of the most dangerous jobs on their top 10 list


The Shipping Seasons for Truckers

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Trucking Shipping SeasonsFor any involved with the trucking industry, it is always helpful to have an understanding of the industry. Whether you are a consumer using the trucks, a driver that does the shipping, or the maintenance crews for the trucks themselves, you need to understand when the industry is most active and when it begins to slow. This understanding with all parties can help shipment run smoothly and more effectively.